New York, NY. Agentry PR is excited to announce that NYMD’s 19 th bi-annual menswear collective, presented by CROSS EYED MOOSE, will kick off on Friday, February 10 th , from 10:30am to 12:00pm ET, and 4:30pm to 6:00pm ET. Returning to Location05 and Daylight Studios, located next to Hudson Yards, NYMD will occupy three floors spanning seven different studios. For this season, NYMD will present a total of 12 brands leading with presenting sponsor CROSS EYED MOOSE debuting its fall/winter 2023 collection in both sessions. Also showcasing in both sessions, outerwear sponsor Nobis will be presenting its Off-the-Grid-inspired fall/winter 2023 technical apparel systems. This season, NYMD will inaugurate six new emerging brands and four returning designers.
“CROSS EYED MOOSE is proud to be the title sponsor of New York Men’s Day, FW ’23. Born in the city, made for the wild - CROSS EYED MOOSE is a mashup of rugged nature and street culture that is sure to shake up menswear. We are thrilled to debut the Fall ’23 line at this notable event.” Jack Gross, CEO, One Jeanswear Group.
Conceived to nurture emerging talent and to consolidate top menswear/genderless designers in an easy-to-view venue, NYMD will feature 12 designers collectively. Each participating designer will present in their individual studio space designed to highlight the label’s identity and inspiration. Taking place simultaneously over two-hour periods, two brands will present for the entire day, five designers in the morning session, and five in the late afternoon. The format of showcasing all presentations at the same time creates ease-of-flow for media, buyers, influencers and VIPs, allowing them to move through studios and spend time with designers as their time allows. Please note, CROSS EYED MOOSE and Nobis will present across both timed sessions.
In addition to the physical event, all 12 brands will also feature their fall/winter 2023 collection lookbook images and/or videos on the CFDA’s RUNWAY360 digital platform. RUNWAY360 continues to be the online destination for domestic and international press, retailers, and industry to discover the latest collections of participating official NYFW schedule brands and designers. The designer collections can be viewed at Runway360.cfda.com.
Participating designers include (in alphabetical order by brand): All Beneath Heaven* (menswear); Atelier Cillian (menswear); A.Potts (genderless); Bulan* (unisex); CROSS EYED MOOSE* (menswear); Dionysus* (androgynous); Jahnkoy* (menswear); Kent Anthony* (menswear); Nicholas Raefski (menswear); Nobis (menswear + womenswear); Raleigh Workshop* (menswear + womenswear); Terry Singh (menswear).
*Showing for the first time at NYMD
In a continual partnership with PROJECT New York—an industry-leading event organized by Informa Markets Fashion that features a curated presentation of men’s and gender fluid apparel, footwear, and accessories brands—NYMD will have a static mannequin display in the upcoming edition of PROJECT New York as part of the men’s market on January 24th and 25th, 2023 at Iron23 showcasing one look from each NYMD designers. Additionally, this collaboration also features one look on model from each NYMD designer at the PROJECT New York opening night rooftop party at The Skylark, slated to be held Tuesday, January 24th from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm. This collaboration between the two organizations continues to anchor PROJECT’s mission to focus on the men’s and gender-fluid community, providing a platform to engage and spark inspiration in the industry.
Nobis returns as the official outerwear sponsor with their Off-the-Grid inspired fall/winter 2023 collection, pushing forward the modular wardrobe with innovative outerwear, technical knitwear, and multi-functional accessories.
Other sponsors include luxury haircare brand, Oribe, as they return providing their products and teams; AOFM Pro will provide make-up teams and products for designers to use on models during their respective presentations. Agentry PR, which was founded in 2010 by fashion visionary Erin Hawker, produces and executes New York Men’s Day.
“We are thrilled to kick off FW23 Fashion Week with an expanded New York Men’s Day this season, showcasing 12 emerging brands to the community. As a platform aimed to highlight distinct voices and points of views across menswear, genderfluid, and ever evolving industry, we are able to bring talents to the forefront through the support of like-minded partners who share our mission. With our new class of New York Men’s Day designers, we hope to continue to inspire and create conversations within the community as we look forward to the future” said Hawker.